CBS Corp. Company Profile (NYSE:CBS)

About CBS Corp.

CBS Corp. logoCBS Corporation is a mass media company. The Company's segments include Entertainment, Cable Networks, Publishing and Local Broadcasting. Its Entertainment segment is composed of the CBS Television Network; CBS Television Studios; CBS Global Distribution Group (composed of CBS Studios International and CBS Television Distribution); CBS Interactive, and CBS Films. The Company's Cable Networks segment is composed of Showtime Networks; CBS Sports Network, and Smithsonian Networks. The Publishing segment is composed of Simon & Schuster, which publishes and distributes consumer books under imprints, such as Simon & Schuster, Pocket Books, Scribner, Gallery Books, Touchstone and Atria Books. The Local Broadcasting segment is composed of CBS Television Stations, its approximately 30 owned broadcast television stations, and CBS Radio, through which it owns and operates radio stations in the United States markets. It operates businesses, which span the media and entertainment industries.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Discretionary
  • Industry: Entertainment - Diversified
  • Sub-Industry: Broadcasting
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: CBS
  • CUSIP: 12485720
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $51.46
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $53.45
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $53.31
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 15.22
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 11.70
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
  • Market Cap: $22.88B
  • Outstanding Shares: 444,601,000
  • Beta: 1.87
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for CBS Corp. (NYSE:CBS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 24 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.89)
Consensus Price Target: $62.41 (21.29% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for CBS Corp. (NYSE:CBS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/1/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
7/31/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperform$63.00View Rating Details
7/29/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingBuy$75.00View Rating Details
7/29/2016Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetBuy$65.00 -> $68.00View Rating Details
7/24/2016Pivotal ResearchReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
7/17/2016Brean CapitalReiterated RatingBuy$65.00View Rating Details
7/11/2016Wells Fargo & Co.DowngradeBuyView Rating Details
7/2/2016Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingBuy$65.00View Rating Details
6/30/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
6/29/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweightView Rating Details
6/17/2016Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingMarket PerformView Rating Details
5/22/2016Pacific CrestReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
5/20/2016Telsey Advisory GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform$63.00 -> $67.00View Rating Details
5/5/2016Bank of America Corp.Reiterated RatingBuy$65.00View Rating Details
5/4/2016Piper Jaffray Cos.Reiterated RatingBuy$60.00 -> $65.00View Rating Details
5/4/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperform$68.00 -> $70.00View Rating Details
5/4/2016WedbushReiterated RatingOutperform$63.00 -> $65.00View Rating Details
5/4/2016FBR & CoReiterated RatingOutperform$66.00 -> $68.00View Rating Details
5/4/2016Topeka Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetBuy$64.00 -> $66.00View Rating Details
5/3/2016Benchmark Co.Boost Price TargetBuy$56.00 -> $65.00View Rating Details
4/17/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingEqual Weight$51.00View Rating Details
4/12/2016Moffett NathansonBoost Price Target$56.00View Rating Details
4/8/2016NomuraBoost Price TargetBuy$60.00 -> $66.00View Rating Details
3/31/2016Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingOutperform$61.00 -> $65.00View Rating Details
3/24/2016ArgusReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
3/16/2016Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$54.00 -> $60.00View Rating Details
2/18/2016Cowen and CompanyLower Price TargetOutperform$61.00 -> $59.00View Rating Details
9/26/2015MacquarieReiterated RatingBuy$55.00View Rating Details
7/10/2015Northland SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuy$83.00View Rating Details
3/20/2015Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuy$60.00 -> $72.00View Rating Details
2/18/2015Rosenblatt SecuritiesInitiated CoverageNeutral$60.00View Rating Details
2/17/2015S&P Equity ResearchReiterated RatingStrong-BuyView Rating Details
1/22/2015Societe GeneraleInitiated CoverageHoldView Rating Details
11/18/2014Atlantic SecuritiesDowngradeOverweight -> Neutral$58.00View Rating Details
10/2/2014ING GroupReiterated RatingBuy$80.00 -> $70.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 8/29/2014 forward)


Earnings History for CBS Corp. (NYSE:CBS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/28/2016Q216$0.86$0.93$3.21 billion$3.29 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/3/2016Q116$0.94$1.02$3.50 billion$3.85 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/11/2016Q415$0.92$0.92$15.77 billion$3.91 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/3/2015Q315$0.80$0.88$15.77 million$3.26 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/5/2015Q215$0.72$0.74$15.77 billion$3.20 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/7/2015Q115$0.75$0.78$3.57 billion$3.50 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/12/2015Q414$0.76$0.77$3.65 billion$3.68 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2014Q314$0.72$0.74$3.32 billion$3.37 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/7/2014Q214$0.72$0.78$3.24 billion$3.19 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/8/2014Q114$0.75$0.78$4.04 million$3.86 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/12/2014Q413$0.76$0.78$3.52 billion$3.91 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/6/2013Q313$0.77$0.76$3.47 billion$3.30 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/31/2013Q2 2013$0.72$0.76$3.52 billion$3.70 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/1/2013Q1 2013$0.67$0.73$4.01 billion$4.04 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/14/2013Q4 2012$0.69$0.64$3.85 billion$3.70 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/7/2012Q312$0.61$0.65$3.49 billion$3.42 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2012$0.59$0.65ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2012$0.43$0.54ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/15/2012$0.53$0.57ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/3/2011$0.46$0.50ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2011$0.45$0.58ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2011$0.19$0.29ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/16/2011$0.44$0.46ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for CBS Corp. (NYSE:CBS)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.09 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.40 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20166$0.93$0.96$0.95
Q2 20165$0.83$0.95$0.87
Q3 20164$0.98$1.04$1.00
Q4 20164$1.16$1.18$1.17
Q1 20173$0.83$1.22$1.02
Q2 20173$0.98$1.11$1.05
Q3 20173$1.13$1.29$1.19
Q4 20173$1.21$1.28$1.25
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for CBS Corp. (NYSE:CBS)
Annual Dividend:$0.60
Dividend Yield:1.17%
Payout Ratio:17.75% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
19.42% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
13.64% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Dividend Growth:12.60% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for CBS Corp. (NYSE:CBS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for CBS Corp. (NYSE:CBS)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
3/1/2016Joseph R IannielloCOOSell33,975$50.00$1,698,750.00View SEC Filing  
5/22/2015Joseph A CalifanoDirectorSell5,093$61.64$313,932.52View SEC Filing  
5/11/2015Angeline C StrakaEVPSell296$60.62$17,943.52View SEC Filing  
4/6/2015Leslie MoonvesCEOSell255,000$61.23$15,613,650.00View SEC Filing  
3/9/2015Joseph R IannielloCOOSell28,000$60.22$1,686,160.00View SEC Filing  
2/23/2015Joseph R IannielloCOOSell28,000$59.53$1,666,840.00View SEC Filing  
2/17/2015Anthony G AmbrosioEVPSell26,450$60.01$1,587,264.50View SEC Filing  
12/23/2014Bruce S GordonDirectorSell28,013$55.97$1,567,887.61View SEC Filing  
10/8/2014Leslie MoonvesCEOSell281,250$52.17$14,672,812.50View SEC Filing  
9/8/2014Leslie MoonvesCEOSell281,250$59.05$16,607,812.50View SEC Filing  
9/5/2014Leslie MoonvesCEOSell281,250$59.05$16,607,812.50View SEC Filing  
8/14/2014Leslie MoonvesCEOSell93,750$59.36$5,565,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2014Leslie MoonvesCEOSell93,750$59.12$5,542,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/11/2014Anthony G AmbrosioEVPSell14,000$60.13$841,820.00View SEC Filing  
7/15/2014Gil D SchwartzEVPSell7,188$59.88$430,417.44View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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CBS Corp. (NYSE:CBS) Chart for Monday, August, 29, 2016

Last Updated on 8/29/2016 by Staff